Images: On the Clock: Iraqi Police Recruits Take Physical Fitness Test [Image 261 of 279]
Sgt. Matthew Schilling, Headquarters and Headquarters Co. (HHC), 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div. and an Akaska, South Dakota native, checks his watch as an Iraqi crosses the 100 meter finish-line for a physical fitness test held at Camp Cuervo, Baghdad for Iraqis desiring to join the Iraqi Police Force. The PT test was held September 27 and was the final component for prospective Iraqi Policemen after having their application accepted and passing both an interview and a medical examination. According to Spc. Steve Dahho, also of HHC, 2-8 Cav. and a Pheonix, Az. native, the applicants must score 60 points out of a possible 100 in 5 events: pullups, pushups, situps, a 100-meter dash and a 1-mile run. As of Sept. 27, there had been over 150 applicants.